UX / UI Designer / Developer

New York City
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Heather Preston

Job Description:

Leading Media and Entertainment Client is looking for a UX Designer/Developer to work 1 year temporary assignment in their New York City location.

UX Designer/Developer candidate should be a generalist versed in both UX and UI design, passionate about people and with keen interest in the media space. Candidate should be as comfortable designing a film website, as they are a mobile application, or designing a complex application software system based upon user data.

• Must be proficient in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (working knowledge of React.JS)
• Strong understanding and passion for front-end development
• Extensive experience using HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, LESS and Sass
• Experience in Interface Design, Interaction Design, or UX Design
• Expert knowledge of Adobe CS
• A strong portfolio demonstrating past work experience and relevant, user-centered design solutions
• Ability to generate multiple UX solutions for a given problem within technology constraints
• Proficient in wire-framing, as well as developing a clickable fully coded prototypes
• A clean sense of design aesthetics, and a natural propensity towards simplification over complication
• Experience with designing end-user, digital applications with a strong awareness of common usability methods and principles
• Ability to recognize global patterns for reuse, and structuring them accordingly to implement them anywhere with little additional code
• Understanding CSS3 features and fallbacks when necessary
• Experience using GIT as a version control system 

• Ensure measurably effective user experience and interface design for suite of internal and customer facing products
• Comfortable with multiple design disciplines, including web and mobile applications, and UX for media and transactional websites
• Advocate for the customer and user-centered design throughout the organization
• Understand and distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant solutions
• Have the ability to quickly understand the business needs of any of our distinct brands, and create compelling, effective UX designs
• Develop high level and/or detailed wireframes, mockups, clickable coded prototypes, and designs to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
• Assess the usability of new and existing products and make constructive suggestions for change
• Work collaboratively with product and development teams
• Participate in user testing and synthesis sessions
• Leverage insights like market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings. 

Client Description:

This media and entertainment client is on a mission … and they need you to help them do it. Their mission? To change the world through compelling content. Does that sound like a mission you can get on board with? If so, here’s what you’ll find working here:

  • They foster creativity and diversity. Diversity of ideas, and people. They see it as one of their biggest advantages.

  • They’re risk takers - again with the fostering creativity! Take a chance, make a mark, and see where it gets you. Sometimes, the biggest successes come from the biggest ideas, masked as the biggest risks.

  • Overwhelmingly, their employees are happy with their work environment. Words like ‘happy’, ‘content’, ‘friendly’ are words we tend to hear.

  • A sense of ownership. Have an idea? Manage projects? Run with it, and they’ll support you.

How better to further your career than with a major media brand encouraging you to push yourself on the job? Unleash your pioneering spirit here by embracing new technology, pushing the envelope creatively and jumping into action as a well respected member of their team.